Karydaki Liqueur is a homemade Greek alcoholic drink made with tender green walnuts which are steeped in alcohol for a certain period of time.
Imam Bayildi is a stewed eggplant dish of Politiki Kouzina (the Greek community of Constantinople), brought to Greece by the Greek refugees, after the systematic massacre and deportation of the Greeks of Asia Minor, after 1922.
These creamy peanut butter and coconut muffins, are slightly sweetened with honey and black Corinthian raisins, with some Lindt dark chocolate on top, which make them a perfect, healthy snack for your mid-morning or afternoon cravings.
Fakokeftedes are lentil burgers. These vegetarian burgers started as an experiment one day when I had leftover Fakes Moudjentra.
Hello from Athens again. I’ve been trying to write a blog post when I was in Assini for over a week unsuccessfully and I haven’t been visiting my friends’ blogs for quite a long time. Please forgive me but there are a lot of distractions in the countryside. You can read a post on our…
A delicious Peach Pavlova, which is guilt free, with less calories, as Greek yoghurt is mixed in the whipped cream, making it lighter but even more delicious! The meringues or mpezedes, as we call them in Greek, which were flavoured with citrus essence, are very aromatic and melt in your mouth, making this dessert exceptional.
I love to make fruit preserves and at the end when we eat the fruit there’s always some leftover delicious syrup, which has absorbed the flavour of the fruit but also of the ingredients added at the time of preparation. I have been using leftover syrups in my recipes for ages but until recently,…
Rosotto is a vegan rice pudding made with rice flour and rose cordial. I named this pudding rosotto (playing with the name risotto) because roz in Greek means pink. I must be the person who has made the most rice puddings in the world! Here are a few: Classic Ryzogalo (Greek Rice Pudding) Vegan Lactose…
Glyko Melitzanaki (pr. meh-lee-tzah-NAH-kee) or Vazanaki (pr. vah-zah-NAH-kee) in Cyprus, is a fruit preserve made with baby eggplants.
Pantzaria Xydata (pronounced pan-TZAh-rhia Ksee-DAH-tah) are beets preserved in vinegar, which are one of our favourite vegetables to preserve.